Besides the Red Bull Arena and Arena, the Festwiese Leipzig is the third event location of the Sportforum Leipzig and a very popular spot for large-scale open-air concerts and festivals.
International top acts like the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, U2, Tina Turner or Depeche Mode have played this historic premises. Since 2004, the Festwiese Leipzig has been hosting a music festival ("Bessere-Zeiten-Festival") for the rising generation of musicians from the region of Middle Germany.
The 200 by 200 metre area (40 000 m²) can host around 75 000 audience and is also booked for sports events, corporate incentives and shows, e.g. the World Championships in Archery, the summer party of the Konsum Leipzig as well as the fireworks festival "Flammende Sterne".
The renovated bell tower (Glockenturm) is the Festwiese´s landmark. With a VIP room (120 m²) and two terraces (120 m² each) it offers the ideal ambiance for events - especially in the summer months - and can also be hired separately during live concerts. It is the perfect location for receptions, parties, corporate incentives or press events.